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Changing Lives Forever

This year's nationally acclaimed Sonoma Valley Author's Festival featured a gripping perspective from Communities In Schools pioneer and Founder Bill Milliken on the deeply-rooted needs of students nationwide who are struggling to stay in school and graduate. He was joined by Communities In Schools of Atlanta CEO Frank Brown, who spoke about those struggles and how CIS turns life stories around and helps at-risk youth achieve their full potential despite the overwhelming odds they face.

Check out the full panel discussion video here.

Did you Know?

CIS is the nation’s leading community-based organization helping students achieve in school and prepare for life. Currently, the organization serves more than 1.26 million students and their families each year in over 2,700 schools in 28 states and the District of Columbia.


Communities In Schools of Atlanta serves more than 45,000 students across Metro Atlanta in 4 school districts. This year, 96% of our caseload students either graduated from high school or advanced to the next grade level. 

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